AFTE Scholarship Program in Forensic Science

The Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE) is offering application for the AFTE Scholarship Program. This annual scholarship is open to master or doctoral students seeking a career in Forensic Science. Scholarships will be granted on a merit basis, without regard to age, race, sex, religion, or country of origin.

Scholarship Description
AFTE awards $2000.00 annually to students seeking a career in Forensic Science. Applications will be reviewed and recipients chosen by the Scholarship Committee prior to the annual AFTE Training Conference. Scholarships granted will be for the school year beginning on or about the following September. Scholarship renewals are not automatic; therefore, it will be necessary to apply every year for a scholarship. Scholarship funds approved will be sent directly to the applicant, payable to the applicant and the educational institution.

Award Value
The winner will be awarded $2,000.

Level and Area of Studies
Master or PhD degree in forensic science.

Place of Study
Not specified.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Applicants must be entering their third year or higher of a Bachelor’s degree or enrolled in any year of an advanced degree (MS, PhD, MD or comparable) program.
  • The applicant must be enrolled as a half-time student or greater with the intent of seeking a career in Forensic Science and majoring in a natural, physical, or biological science.
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent (76% or higher).

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Submission Deadline
1 April every year.

Website and Application Link

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